Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.
Primary Function/Primary Goals/Objectives:
Material Control is responsible for the total material function at the Sturgis Plant including palletization, finished product storage, distribution and computerized documentation of the above activities through Cambar.
The Material Control Utility position requires very flexible individuals who are self-starters and quickly adapt. The Utility position has an assigned shift; however, on occasion will be assigned to another shift for designated periods. The position will relieve routine tasks associated with the Material Control Operator, Switcher Operator, Palletizer Operator and Shipping Clerk activities.
Shipping clerk activities
Finished goods palletizing and warehousing
Consolidation and LTL order picking
Government order picking, marking and preparation
Sample request selection
Rework and re-casing
Machine user maintenance and warehouse housekeeping
Perform other duties including overtime, as assigned by crewleader, supervisor or manager
Fill in for crewleader as required
Assist with Parcel Operations as needed
Responsible to participate in cost reduction, process improvement and other job-related continuous improvement activities necessary to ensure operational and market competitiveness
Update and troubleshoot data in computerized Warehouse Management System
Inbound/put away function
This position requires a high school diploma or GED. Technical college computer operations courses a plus.
The individual must have or be willing to obtain a CDL. If individual does not have a CDL, they must obtain a CDL within 1 year of accepting the position
The individual should have an aptitude for business; requires in-depth knowledge of all warehouse operations, procedures and requirements which usually are obtained through on-the-job training of about 1 years
The individual's personality must be temperamentally suited to dealing with people under high pressure and constantly changing environment
Hand Tools, Power Tools, Machines or Equipment: Counter-balance lift truck, narrow-aisle lift truck, push-pull attachment, fax machine, copier, CRT computer monitory, motorized floor scrubber, switcher tractor, hand tools, power tools, palletizers (two types), stretchwrappers and conveyors